12 migrants drown in Aegean Sea off Turkish coast

7 rescued, 4 missing

12 migrants drowned and 4 went missing near the coast of Kusadasi, Turkey, when their dinghy sank, Friday in the Aegean Sea. 5 children were among the dead, while the two Turkish human traffickers were arrested. According to Turkish TV channel NTV, the small boat was carrying 22 people and was heading to the Greek island of Samos, while Turkish news agency DHA 7 people were rescued. A search and rescue operation by the Turkish coast guard is currently in progress.